Tag Archives: David Byrne

David Byrne & Choir! Choir! Choir! covered Bowie & Madonna @ Public Theater (pics, video)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“I’ve sat mesmerized watching online videos of the Canadian group Choir! Choir! Choir! They somehow manage to get hundreds of strangers to sing beautifully together ….With almost no rehearsal – how do they do it?? They manage to achieve lift off – that feeling of surrender when groups sing together – when we all become part of something larger than ourselves.” – David Byrne.

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BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU: Playlist for January 10, 2018

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

On this week’s edition of BrooklynVegan Blog Radio on SiriusXMU, our 32 Albums We’re Anticipating in 2018 list served as a starting point, playing new music from The Breeders, MGMT, US Girls, Hookworms, Superchunk, Hot Snakes, and more…

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David Byrne plays host in “Everybody’s Coming To My House”

Source: All Things Go

David Byrne‘s latest video “Everybody’s Coming To My House” is a squiggly journey through the post-punk legend’s mind. After bouncing around as a collaborator for the better part of a decade, notably with St Vincent on 2012’s Love This Giant, he’s setting longtime fans at ease with his first solo record in 14 years. Though […]

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XPN’s Gotta Hear Song of the Week: “Everybody’s Coming To My House” by David Byrne

Source: The Key (WXPN)

XPN’s Gotta Hear Song of the Week: “Everybody’s Coming To My House” by David Byrne

David Byrne | Photo by Jody Rogac

David Byrne has announced a new solo album, American Utopia, out on March 9th. It is his first solo album since 2004’s Grown Backwards, and will also accompany a world tour, with a stop at WXPN’s XPoNential Music Festival on Friday, July 27th.

As he has in the past, Byrne collaborates with Brian Eno, with additional contributions from Rodaidh McDonald (The xx, King Krule, Sampha, Savages), Daniel Lopatin (aka Oneohtrix Point Never), Jam City, Thomas Bartlett (St. Vincent producer, aka Doveman), Jack Peñate, Sampha and others.

About the album, Bryne writes ...

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David Byrne shares “Everybody’s Coming To My House” from new LP ‘American Utopia’

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

David’s new album is out March 9 and features contributions from Brian Eno, Daniel Lopatin (Oneohtrix Point Never), Thomas Bartlett (Doveman), Sampha and more.

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Shaky Knees 2018 lineup (Jack White, QOTSA, The National, Distillers, David Byrne & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Jack White, Queens of The Stone Age, and The National headline. It’s the first announced reunion date for The Distillers, and the lineup also includes David Byrne, Fleet Foxes, The War On Drugs, Courtney Barnett, and much more.

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Just Announced: David Byrne and Sylvan Esso will take the stage Friday night at XPN Fest

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Just Announced: David Byrne and Sylvan Esso will take the stage Friday night at XPN Fest

David Byrne | photo by Eric Ashleigh for WXPN

Joining your 2018 XPoNential Fest Saturday headliners, The War on Drugs and Sturgill Simpson, we now welcome (drum roll, please..) David Byrne and Sylvan Esso to kick off the BB&T Pavilion stage on Friday night, July 27th.

Since the Talking Heads days, the man, the myth, the legend David Byrne has thrived as an all-around media renaissance man, along with establishing a solid solo career. His last visit to Philly was back in 2012 for a collaborative tour with St. Vincent, where he reportedly gained inspiration for a new ...

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32 albums we’re anticipating in 2018

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

From Superchunk to Grimes to Earl Sweatshirt to Turnstile, here are 32 albums we’re very excited to hear this year.

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Coachella 2018 Lineup Announced

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

The two weekends of Coachella happen April 13 – 15 and April 20 – 22.

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David Byrne giving free “Reasons to Be Cheerful” talk in NYC (livestreaming, too)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“There are actually a LOT of encouraging things going on around the world—they’ve given me hope, and I’d like to share them.” – David Byrne. The talk, which happens January 8, is free to attend.

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David Byrne shares “One Year Later” mix ft. Jlin, Arcade Fire, Frank Ocean & more

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Artists on David’s new mix include Frank Ocean, St Vincent, Arcade Fire, Arca, Sylvan Esso, Perfume Genius, Lorde, Radiohead, alt-J, and more. “Something tells me some of this music relates to how these artists are feeling in the world these days. The tone can be hopeful, yearning and is often a source of solace.”

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David Byrne solo songs coming soon, says Oneohtrix Point Never

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

“working with david was one of the true highlights of my life i have to say. he was working on his solo album (his first in a very long time) and he invited me to have a listen. then i started tinkering around on a few pre-existing songs. then i said, ok why dont we make one from scratch and we made a couple. and you’ll hear them very soon.” – 0PN.

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XPN MusicNotes: Watch LCD Soundsystem perform new songs, & see David Byrne and Angélique Kidjo sing Talking Heads’ “Once in a Lifetime”

Source: The Key (WXPN)

XPN MusicNotes: Watch LCD Soundsystem perform new songs, & see  David Byrne and Angélique Kidjo sing Talking Heads’ “Once in a Lifetime”

LCD Soundsystem | still from video

LCD Soundsystem is readying their first new album since 2010’s This is Happening, and on Saturday Night Live this past weekend James Murphy & crew performed a couple of new tunes: “American Dream” and “Call the Police.” Watch the performances below.

XPN MusicNotes: Watch LCD Soundsystem perform new songs, & see  David Byrne and Angélique Kidjo sing Talking Heads’ “Once in a Lifetime”

David Byrne and Angélique Kidjo | via Pitchfork

Last night at Carnegie Hall in NYC, David Byrne surprised everyone in attendance by joining Angélique Kidjo on-stage for an energetic performance of the Talking Heads’ “Once in a Lifetime” during her show. Check out the fan video below.

Kidjo & Byrne had performed together once ...

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filmmaker Jonathan Demme, RIP (read tributes from David Byrne, Robyn Hitchcock & more)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Demme’s work included ‘Talking Heads: Stop Making Sense,’ ‘Silence of the Lambs,’ concert films for Robyn Hitchcock, Neil Young and Justin Timberlake, music videos for New Order, The Feelies and so much more. A very sad loss.

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David Byrne, Emel, Delicate Steve & more part of free BRIC OPEN Festival lineup

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

BRIC Arts Media are throwing a festival from April 27-30 at various BRIC House venues (the Ballroom, the Stoop, the Artist Studio). All events are FREE.

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send Cure, Smiths, Bowie, Siouxsie, Stranger Things & other Valentines to your special someone

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

All with the grade school type puns you love.

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Angel Olsen, Michael Stipe, Madonna, and more participated in Women’s Marches (pics)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Among the participants in the marches included many musicians, like Best Coast, members of The National, Haim, Amanda Palmer, Merrill Garbus of tUnE-YaRdS, Grimes, Michael Stipe, Tegan & Sara, Madonna, Janelle Monae, Regina Spektor, members of Wilco, Perfume Genius, Kim Gordon, Chelsea Wolfe, Britt Daniel of Spoon, Eleanor Friedberger, Torres, Mary Timony, Angel Olsen, Jenn Wasner of Wye Oak, Dan Deacon, and more.

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Sleater-Kinney, Haim, J Mascis, Steve Jones & more played Fred Armisen’s 50th birthday party (pics, video)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

His party was at a cemetery. Plus: Fred lists his heroes and favorite albums from his 50 years on this planet.

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